English dictionary


stab |stæb| — a sudden sharp feeling

stabbing |ˈstæbɪŋ| — causing physical or especially psychological injury

stabile |ˈsteɪbəl| — a sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support

stability |stəˈbɪlətɪ| — the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast

stabilization |ˌstebələˈzeɪʃən| — the act of stabilizing something or making it more stable

stabilize |ˈsteɪbəlaɪz| — make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium

stabilized |ˈsteɪbəˌlaɪzd| — made stable or firm

stabilizer |ˈsteɪbəlaɪzər| — a chemical that is added to a solution or mixture or suspension to maintain it in a stable or unchanging state

stabilizing |ˈsteɪbəˌlaɪzɪŋ| — causing to become stable

stable |ˈsteɪbl| — a farm building for housing horses or other livestock

stableman |ˈsteɪblmæn| — someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses

stabling |ˈsteɪblɪŋ| — accommodation for animals (especially for horses)

staccato |stəˈkɑːtəʊ| — (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply

stack |stæk| — an orderly pile

stack up |ˈstæk ʌp| — arrange into piles or stacks

stacked |stækt| — (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves

stacker |ˈstækər| — a laborer who builds up a stack or pile

stackyard |ˈstakjɑːd| — A farmyard in which stacks of hay etc. are stored.

stadia |ˈsteɪdɪə| — (surveying) A level staff or levelling rod used by surveyors to measure differences in level, or to measure horizontal distances by sighting the stadia hairs.

stadium |ˈsteɪdɪəm| — a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

staff |stæf| — personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task

staffer |ˈstæfər| — an employee who is a member of a staff of workers (especially a member of the staff that works for the President of the United States)

staffing |ˈstæfɪŋ| — the practice of hiring and firing staff

stag |stæɡ| — a male deer, especially an adult male red deer

stag-beetle |ˈstæɡˌbiːtl| — Any of numerous large beetles of the family Lucanidae; the males have elaborate mandibles resembling the antlers of a stagThe species Lucanus cervus, which is the largest beetle in the UK.

stage |steɪdʒ| — any distinct time period in a sequence of events

stage-coach |ˈsteɪdʒkəʊtʃ| — (historical) A horse-drawn coach that runs routinely between two destinations to transport passengers and mail.

stage-manager  — A person responsible for the organization of a stage production, and who is in charge of the stage during the performance

stage-struck |ˈsteɪdʒ strʌk| — infatuated with or enthralled by the theater especially the desire to act

stagecoach |ˈsteɪdʒkəʊtʃ| — a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns

stagecraft |ˈsteɪdʒkræft| — skill in writing or staging plays

staged |ˈsteɪdʒd| — deliberately arranged for effect

stagehand |ˈsteɪdʒhænd| — an employee of a theater who performs work involved in putting on a theatrical production

stager |ˈsteɪdʒər| — someone who supervises the physical aspects in the production of a show and who is in charge of the stage when the show is being performed

stagey |ˈsteɪdʒɪ| — having characteristics of the stage especially an artificial and mannered quality

stagger |ˈstæɡər| — an unsteady uneven gait

staggerer |ˈstæɡərər| — someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall

staggering |ˈstæɡərɪŋ| — so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

staggers |ˈstaɡərz| — a disease of the central nervous system affecting especially horses and cattle; characterized by an unsteady swaying gait and frequent falling

staging |ˈsteɪdʒɪŋ| — the production of a drama on the stage

stagnancy |ˈstæɡnənsɪ| — inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation

stagnant |ˈstæɡnənt| — not circulating or flowing

stagnate |ˈstæɡneɪt| — stand still

stagnation |stæɡˈneɪʃən| — a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)

stagy |ˈsteɪdʒɪ| — having characteristics of the stage especially an artificial and mannered quality

staid |steɪd| — characterized by dignity and propriety

stain |steɪn| — a soiled or discolored appearance

stained |ˈsteɪnd| — having a coating of stain or varnish

staining |ˈsteɪnɪŋ| — (histology) the use of a dye to color specimens for microscopic study

stainless |ˈsteɪnləs| — steel containing chromium that makes it resistant to corrosion

stainless-steel |ˌsteɪnləs ˈstiːl| — An alloy of iron and chromium that resists corrosion.

stair |ster| — support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway

stair-rod |ˈsteə rɑːd| — a rod that holds a stair-carpet in the angle between two steps

staircase |ˈsterkeɪs| — a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps

stairhead |ˈsterˌhed| — platform at the top of a staircase

stairs |ˈsterz| — a flight of stairs or a flight of steps

stairway |ˈsterweɪ| — a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps

stairwell |ˈsterwel| — a vertical well around which there is a stairway

stake |steɪk| — (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something

stakeholder |ˈsteɪkhəʊldər| — someone entrusted to hold the stakes for two or more persons betting against one another; must deliver the stakes to the winner

stalactite |stəˈlæktaɪt| — a cylinder of calcium carbonate hanging from the roof of a limestone cave

stalagmite |stəˈlæɡmaɪt| — a cylinder of calcium carbonate projecting upward from the floor of a limestone cave

stale |steɪl| — urinate, of cattle and horses

stalemate |ˈsteɪlmeɪt| — a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible

Stalinist |ˈstɑːlənəst| — a follower of Stalin and Stalinism

stalk |stɔːk| — material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

stalking |ˈstɔːkɪŋ| — a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush

stalking-horse |ˈstɔːrkɪŋ hɔːrs| — a candidate put forward to divide the Opposition or to mask the true candidate

stall |stɔːl| — a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed

stallion |ˈstælɪən| — uncastrated adult male horse

stalwart |ˈstɔːlwərt| — a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)

stamen |ˈsteɪmən| — the male reproductive organ of a flower

stamina |ˈstæmɪnə| — enduring strength and energy

staminal  — Of or pertaining to stamens.

staminate |ˈstamɪnət| — capable of fertilizing female organs

stammer |ˈstæmər| — a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds

stammerer |ˈstæmərər| — someone who speaks with involuntary pauses and repetitions

stammering |ˈstæmərɪŋ| — The act of one who stammers.

stamp |stæmp| — the distinctive form in which a thing is made

stamp down |ˈstæmp ˈdaʊn| — bring under control by force or authority

stamp out |ˈstæmp ˈaʊt| — end or extinguish by forceful means

stamp-duty |ˈstæmp djuːtɪ| — (economics) A tax levied upon certain documents; a stamp being applied to show that tax has been paid.

stamp-mill |ˈstæmpmɪl| — type of mill machine that crushes material by pounding rather than grinding, either for further processing or for extraction of metallic ores

stamped |ˈstæmpt| — simple past tense and past participle of stamp

stampede |stæmˈpiːd| — a headlong rush of people on a common impulse

stamping |ˈstæmpɪŋ| — Present participle of stamp.

stamping-ground |ˈstæmpɪŋ ɡraʊnd| — a habitually frequented place; a haunt or hangout

stance |stæns| — standing posture

stanch |stɔːntʃ| — stop the flow of a liquid

stanchion |ˈstæntʃən| — any vertical post or rod used as a support

stand |stænd| — a support or foundation

stand back |ˈstænd ˈbæk| — stay clear of, avoid

stand by |ˈstænd baɪ| — not act or do anything

stand in |ˈstand ˌɪn| — be a substitute

stand out |ˈstænd ˈaʊt| — be highly noticeable

stand up |ˈstand ˌəp| — rise to one's feet

stand-alone |ˈstandələʊn| — capable of operating independently

stand-by |ˈstændˌbaɪ| — (idiomatic, intransitive) To wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.

stand-in |ˈstand ˌɪn| — someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

stand-off |ɔːf| — (rugby) fly-half

stand-offish |ˌstænd ˈɔːfɪʃ| — Alternative spelling of standoffish.

stand-out |ˈstændaʊt| — (intransitive, idiomatic) To be obvious or conspicuous, in contrast to one's surroundings.

stand-up |ˈstand ˌəp| — requiring a standing position

standard |ˈstændərd| — a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated

standard-bearer |ˈstandərd ˌberər| — an outstanding leader of a political movement

standard-lamp  — A lamp supported by a tall vertical pole in order that light comes from above those seated in the vicinity.

standardization |stændərdəˈzeɪʃən| — the condition in which a standard has been successfully established

standardize |ˈstændərdaɪz| — cause to conform to standard or norm

standardized |ˈstændərˌdaɪzd| — brought into conformity with a standard

standby |ˈstændbaɪ| — something that can be relied on when needed

standee |stænˈdiː| — someone who stands in a place where one might otherwise sit (as a spectator who uses standing room in a theater or a passenger on a crowded bus or train)

standing |ˈstændɪŋ| — social or financial or professional status or reputation

standoff |ˈstændˌɔːf| — the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided

standoffish |stændˈɒfɪʃ| — lacking cordiality; unfriendly

standout |ˈstændaʊt| — exceptional; noteworthy

standpipe |ˈstændpaɪp| — a vertical pipe

standpoint |ˈstændpɔɪnt| — a mental position from which things are viewed

standstill |ˈstændstɪl| — a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible

stanhope |ˈstænəp| — a light open horse-drawn carriage with two or four wheels and one seat

stank |stæŋk| — Simple past tense of stink.

stannary |ˈstænʌriː| — Of or pertaining to tin mining, especially in Cornwall.

stannic |ˈstanɪk| — of or relating to or containing tin

stanniferous |stæˈnɪfərəs| — Containing or producing the metal tin.

stanza |ˈstænzə| — a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem

stapes |ˈsteɪpiːz| — the stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea

staphyline  — (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the uvula or the palate.

staphylococcus |ˌstæfɪləˈkɑːkəs| — spherical Gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies; some cause boils or septicemia or infections

staple |ˈsteɪpl| — (usually in the plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant

star |stɑːr| — (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior

starboard |ˈstɑːrbərd| — the right side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose

starch |stɑːrtʃ| — a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textile

starched |ˈstɑːrtʃt| — simple past tense and past participle of starch

starchy |ˈstɑːrtʃɪ| — rigidly formal

stardom |ˈstɑːrdəm| — the status of being acknowledged as a star

stardust |ˈstɑːrdʌst| — a dreamy romantic or sentimental quality

stare |ster| — a fixed look with eyes open wide

stare down |ˈster ˈdaʊn| — overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring

starfish |ˈstɑːrfɪʃ| — echinoderms characterized by five arms extending from a central disk

stargaze  — observe the stars

stargazer |ˈstɑːrɡeɪzər| — someone indifferent to the busy world

stargazing |ˈstɑːrɡeɪzəɪŋ| — observation of the stars

staring |ˈsterɪŋ| — (used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder

stark |stɑːrk| — completely

starkly |ˈstɑːrklɪ| — in a stark manner

starless |ˈstɑːrləs| — not starry; having no stars or starlike objects

starlet |ˈstɑːrlət| — a young (film) actress who is publicized as a future star

starlight |ˈstɑːrlaɪt| — the light of the stars

starlike |ˈstɑːrˌlaɪk| — resembling a star

starling |ˈstɑːrlɪŋ| — gregarious birds native to the Old World

starlit |ˈstɑːrlɪt| — lighted only by stars

starred |ˈstɑːrd| — marked with an asterisk

starry |ˈstɑːrɪ| — abounding with or resembling stars

starry-eyed |ˌstɑːrrɪ ˈaɪd| — unrealistically or naively optimistic

start |stɑːrt| — the beginning of anything

start out |ˈstɑːrt ˈaʊt| — take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

start up |ˈstɑːrt ʌp| — get going or set in motion

start-up |ˈstɑːrˈtəp| — The act or process of starting a process or machine.

starter |ˈstɑːrtər| — an electric motor for starting an engine

starting |ˈstɑːrtɪŋ| — a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)

starting-point |ˈstɑːrtɪŋ pɔɪnt| — A place where a journey starts.

startle |ˈstɑːrtl| — a sudden involuntary movement

startled |ˈstɑːrtəld| — excited by sudden surprise or alarm and making a quick involuntary movement

startler |ˈstɑːtlə| — One who, or that which, startles.

startling |ˈstɑːrtlɪŋ| — so remarkably different or sudden as to cause momentary shock or alarm

startlingly |ˈstɑːrtlɪŋlɪ| — in a startling manner

starvation |stɑːrˈveɪʃn| — a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period

starve |stɑːrv| — be hungry; go without food

starveling |ˈstɑːrvəlɪŋ| — someone who is starving (or being starved)

starving |ˈstɑːrvɪŋ| — the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine

stash |stæʃ| — a secret store of valuables or money

stasis |ˈsteɪsɪs| — an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped

stat |stæt| — Immediately; now; usually used in medical situations, to connote extreme urgency.

state |steɪt| — the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation

State-house |ˈsteɪthaʊs| — A state (one of the fifty United States) legislature, or government generally, or the building that houses it.

state-of-the-art |ˈsteɪtəvðɪˈɑrt| — the highest level of development at a particular time (especially the present time)

statecraft |ˈsteɪtkræft| — wisdom in the management of public affairs

stated |ˈsteɪtəd| — declared as fact; explicitly stated

statehood |ˈsteɪthʊd| — The property of being a state.

stateless |ˈsteɪtləs| — without nationality or citizenship

stately |ˈsteɪtlɪ| — impressive in appearance

statement |ˈsteɪtmənt| — a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

stateroom |ˈsteɪtruːm| — a guest cabin

stateside |ˈsteɪtsaɪd| — Alternative capitalization of stateside.

statesman |ˈsteɪtsmən| — a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

statesmanship |ˈsteɪtsmənˌʃɪp| — wisdom in the management of public affairs

statewide |ˈsteɪtwaɪd| — occurring or extending throughout a state

static |ˈstætɪk| — a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference

statical |ˈstætɪkəl| — (archaic) static

statics |ˈstadɪks| — the branch of mechanics concerned with forces in equilibrium

statin |ˈstætɪn| — a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase

station |ˈsteɪʃn| — a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose

station-house |ˈsteɪʃənhaʊs| — A building at a post or station.

station-wagon |ˈsteɪʃənˌwæɡən| — (US, Australia, New Zealand, automotive) A body style for cars in which the roof is extended rearward to produce an enclosed area in the position of and serving the function of the boot (trunk) of a sedan / saloon.

stationary |ˈsteɪʃənerɪ| — standing still

stationer |ˈsteɪʃənər| — a merchant who sells writing materials and office supplies

stationery |ˈsteɪʃənerɪ| — paper cut to an appropriate size for writing letters; usually with matching envelopes

stationmaster |ˈsteɪʃnmæstər| — the person in charge of a railway station

statist |ˈsteɪˌtɪst| — (archaic) A skilled politician or one with political power, knowledge or influence. [from 16th c.]

statistic |stəˈtɪstɪk| — a datum that can be represented numerically

statistical |stəˈtɪstɪkl| — of or relating to statistics

statistically |stəˈtɪstɪkəlɪ| — with respect to statistics

statistician |ˌstætɪˈstɪʃn| — a mathematician who specializes in statistics

statistics |stəˈtɪstɪks| — a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters

statuary |ˈstætʃʊerɪ| — statues collectively

statue |ˈstætʃuː| — a sculpture representing a human or animal

statuesque |ˌstætʃʊˈesk| — of size and dignity suggestive of a statue

statuette |ˌstætʃʊˈet| — a small carved or molded figure

stature |ˈstætʃər| — high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement

status |ˈsteɪtəs| — the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

statute |ˈstætʃuːt| — an act passed by a legislative body

statute-book |ˈstætʃuːt bʊk| — (informal, law) All the statutes and laws of a given jurisdiction, whether or not listed in an actual book.

statutory |ˈstætʃətɔːrɪ| — prescribed or authorized by or punishable under a statute

staunch |stɔːntʃ| — stop the flow of a liquid

staunchly |ˈstɒntʃlɪ| — in a staunch manner

stave |steɪv| — (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written

stave in |ˈsteɪv ɪn| — break in the staves (of)

stave off |ˈsteɪv ˈɒf| — prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening

staves |ˈsteɪvz| — plural form of staff (long, straight stick).

stay |steɪ| — continuing or remaining in a place or state

stay away |ˈsteɪ əˈweɪ| — stay clear of, avoid

stay on |ˈsteɪ ɑːn| — continue in a place, position, or situation

stay up |ˈsteɪ ʌp| — not go to bed

stay-at-home |ˈsteɪ ət həʊm| — a person who seldom goes anywhere; one not given to wandering or travel

stay-in |ɪn| — To remain at home, to not leave one's home.

stay-lace |ˈsteɪleɪs| — Alternative form of staylace.

stayed |ˈsteɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of stay

stayer |ˈsteɪər| — a person or other animal having powers of endurance or perseverance

staying |ˈsteɪɪŋ| — Present participle of stay.

staylace  — A lace for fastening stays.

staysail |ˈsteɪˌseɪl| — a fore-and-aft sail set on a stay (as between two masts)

stead |sted| — the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another

steadfast |ˈstedfæst| — marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable

steadfastly |ˈstedˌfæstlɪ| — with resolute determination

steadily |ˈstedəlɪ| — at a steady rate or pace

steadiness |ˈstedɪnəs| — freedom from wavering or indecision; constancy of resolve or conduct

steading |ˈstedɪŋ| — a farm-house and offices such as barns, stables, cattle-sheds, etc.; a farmstead; a homestead, an onstead, an estate

steady |ˈstedɪ| — a person loved by another person

steady-state  — Characteristic of a steady state

steak |steɪk| — a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish

steakhouse |ˈsteɪkhaʊs| — a restaurant that specializes in steaks

steal |stiːl| — an advantageous purchase

steal away |ˈstiːl əˈweɪ| — leave furtively and stealthily

stealing |ˈstiːlɪŋ| — the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

stealth |stelθ| — avoiding detection by moving carefully

stealthily |ˈstelθɪlɪ| — in a stealthy manner

stealthiness  — a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously

stealthy |ˈstelθɪ| — marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed

steam |stiːm| — water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere

steam-boiler |ˈstiːm bɔɪlər| — A boiler that is designed to produce and withstand the pressure of steam at 300psi (2070kPa) or less.

steam-coal |ˈstiːm kəʊl| — A coal which has a grade between bituminous coal and anthracite, and which was once widely used as a fuel for steam locomotives.

steam-engine |ˈstiːm endʒɪn| — A piston engine driven by steam (as contrasted, for example, with a steam turbine).

steam-hammer |ˈstiːmˈhæmə| — An industrial machine designed to produce a hammer action through steam power.

steam-heat |stiːm ˈhiːt| — heat by means of steam

steam-power |ˈstiːmˌpaʊə| — Power derived from water heated into steam, usually converted to motive power by a reciprocating engine or turbine.

steam-roller |ˈrəʊlər| — Alternative form of steamroller.

steam-room  — A sauna; a hot room that is filled with steam in which people sit for health reasons.

steam-turbine |ˈstiːmˌtɜːbɪn| — A system of angled and shaped blades arranged on a rotor through which steam is passed to generate rotational energy. Today, normally used in power stations.

steamboat |ˈstiːmbəʊt| — a boat propelled by a steam engine

steamed |ˈstiːmd| — cooked in steam

steamer |ˈstiːmər| — a clam that is usually steamed in the shell

steamroll |ˈstiːmrəʊl| — bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure

steamroller |ˈstiːmrəʊlər| — a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way

steamship |ˈstiːmʃɪp| — a ship powered by one or more steam engines

steamy |ˈstiːmɪ| — filled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of vapor or mist

stearin |ˈstɪərɪn| — an ester of glycerol and stearic acid

steatite |ˈstiːəˌtaɪt| — a soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel; used to make hearths and tabletops and ornaments

steed |stiːd| — (literary) a spirited horse for state of war

steel |stiːl| — an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range

steel-blue |ˈstiːlˈbluː| — A grayish shade of the color blue, like the metal steel

steel-plated |stiːl ˈpleɪtɪd| — covered with heavy steel

steelwork |ˈstiːlˌwɜːrk| — All the steel components of a structure

steely |ˈstiːlɪ| — resembling steel as in hardness

steelyard |ˈstiːljɑːrd| — a portable balance consisting of a pivoted bar with arms of unequal length

steep |stiːp| — a steep place (as on a hill)

steepen |ˈstiːpən| — become steeper

steeple |ˈstiːpl| — a tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top

steeplechase |ˈstiːpltʃeɪs| — a footrace of usually 3000 meters over a closed track with hurdles and a water jump

steeplechaser |ˈstiːpltʃeɪsər| — a horse trained to run in steeplechases

steeplejack |ˈstiːpldʒæk| — someone who builds or maintains very tall structures

steeply |ˈstɪplɪ| — in a steep manner

steepness |ˈstiːpnəs| — the property possessed by a slope that is very steep

steer |stɪr| — an indication of potential opportunity

steerage |ˈstɪrɪdʒ| — the cheapest accommodations on a passenger ship

steering |ˈstɪrɪŋ| — the act of guiding or showing the way

steering-wheel |ˈstɪərɪŋ wiːl| — A wheel-shaped control that is rotated by the driver to steer, existing in most modern land vehicles.

steersman |ˈstɪrzmən| — the person who steers a ship

steganography |steɡəˈnɒɡrəfɪ| — act of writing in code or cipher

stein |staɪn| — a mug intended for serving beer

stela |ˈstiːlə| — an ancient upright stone slab bearing markings

stelae |ˈstiːliː| — (archaeology) plural form of stela

stele |ˈstiːlɪ| — the usually cylindrical central vascular portion of the axis of a vascular plant

stellar |ˈstelər| — indicating the most important performer or role

stellate |ˈstelɪt| — arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center

stellated |steˈleɪtɪd| — star-shaped; stellate

stellular |ˈsteljələr| — Having the shape or appearance of little stars; radiated.

stem |stem| — (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

stemlet  — A little stem.

stemma |ˈstemə| — a tree diagram showing a reconstruction of the transmission of manuscripts of a literary work

stemware |ˈstemwer| — (uncountable) Drinking glasses that have a stem, such as wine or champagne glasses.

stench |stentʃ| — a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

stencil |ˈstensl| — a sheet of material (metal, plastic, cardboard, waxed paper, silk, etc.) that has been perforated with a pattern (printing or a design); ink or paint can pass through the perforations to create the printed pattern on the surface below

steno |ˈstenəʊ| — A taxonomic genus within the family Delphinidae — rough-toothed dolphin.

stenograph |ˈstenəˌɡræf| — a shorthand character

stenographer |stəˈnɑɡrəfər| — someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)

stenographic |ˌstenəˈɡræfɪk| — of or relating to or employing stenography

stenographical  — of or relating to or employing stenography

stenography |stəˈnɑːɡrəfɪ| — a method of writing rapidly using an abbreviated symbolic system

stenosis |stɪˈnəʊsɪs| — abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway

stent |stent| — a slender tube inserted inside a tubular body part (as a blood vessel) to provide support during and after surgical anastomosis

stentorian |stenˈtɔːrɪən| — (used of the voice or sound) deep and resonant

step |step| — any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal

step down |ˈstep ˈdaʊn| — give up or retire from a position

step forward |ˈstep ˈfɔːrwərd| — make oneself visible; take action

step in |ˈstepˌɪn| — get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force

step on |ˈstep ɑːn| — place or press the foot on

step out |ˈstep ˈaʊt| — go outside a room or building for a short period of time

step up |ˈstep ʌp| — increase in extent or intensity

step-by-step  — one thing at a time

step-ins |ˈstep ɪnz| — plural form of step-in

step-ladder |ˈstepˌlædə| — A ladder with steps or treads instead of rungs that is hinged in the middle to form an inverted V, with stays to keep the two halves at a fixed angle.

stepbrother |ˈstepbrʌðər| — a brother who has only one parent in common with you

stepchild |ˈsteptʃaɪld| — a child of your spouse by a former marriage

stepdaughter |ˈstepdɔːtər| — a daughter of your spouse by a former marriage

stepfather |ˈstepfɑːðər| — the husband of your mother by a subsequent marriage

stepladder |ˈsteplædər| — a folding portable ladder hinged at the top

stepmother |ˈstepmʌðər| — the wife of your father by a subsequent marriage

stepmotherly |ˈstepˌmʌðəlɪ| — Like or befitting a stepmother.

stepparent |ˈstep peərənt| — the spouse of your parent by a subsequent marriage

steppe |step| — extensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia)

stepping-stone |ˈstepɪŋ stəʊn| — Alternative form of stepping stone.

steppingstone |ˈstepɪŋˌstəʊn| — Alternative form of stepping stone.

steps |ˈsteps| — a flight of stairs or a flight of steps

stepsister |ˈstepsɪstər| — a sister who has only one parent in common with you

stepson |ˈstepsʌn| — the son your spouse by a former marriage

stepwise |ˈstepwaɪz| — proceeding in steps

stereo |ˈsterɪəʊ| — reproducer in which two microphones feed two or more loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional effect to the sound

stereochemistry |ˌsteriːəʊˈkemɪstriː| — (chemistry, uncountable) the branch of chemistry that involves the spatial arrangement of the atoms of molecules, and studies how this affects the physical and chemical properties of such species

stereograph  — A pair of stereoscopic images that give a three-dimensional effect when viewed through a stereoscope or similar device; a stereogram

stereography |steriːˈɑːɡrəfiː| — Any technique for representing solid objects in two dimensions

stereometry |steriːəʊˈmaɪkrəskəʊp| — (now rare) The science of measuring the volume of solids or solid bodies.

stereophonic |ˌsterɪəˈfɒnɪk| — designating the reproduction of sound using two or more independent audio channels

stereoscope |ˈsterɪəskəʊp| — an optical device for viewing stereoscopic photographs

stereoscopic |ˌsterɪəˈskɑːpɪk| — of or relating to a stereoscope

stereotype |ˈsterɪətaɪp| — a conventional or formulaic conception or image

stereotyped |ˈsterɪətaɪpd| — lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality

stereotypic  — lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality

stereotypical |sterɪəˈtɪpɪkl| — lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality

stereotyping |ˈsterɪəˌtaɪpɪŋ| — Present participle of stereotype.

sterile |ˈsterəl| — free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms

sterility |stəˈrɪlətɪ| — (of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms

sterilization |ˌsterələˈzeɪʃən| — the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)

sterilize |ˈsterəlaɪz| — make free from bacteria

sterilized |ˈsterəˌlaɪzd| — made infertile

sterilizer |ˈsterəˌlaɪzər| — a device for heating substances above their boiling point; used to manufacture chemicals or to sterilize surgical instruments

sterlet |ˈstərlət| — A smaller, common Eurasian sturgeon, of the species Acipenser ruthenus.

sterling |ˈstɜːrlɪŋ| — British money; especially the pound sterling as the basic monetary unit of the UK

stern |stɜːrn| — the rear part of a ship

sterna |ˈstɜːnə| — a genus of Sterninae

sternly |ˈstɜːnlɪ| — with sternness; in a severe manner

sternmost  — Closest to the stern, furthest sternward.

sternness |ˈstɜːnnəs| — the quality (as of scenery) being grim and gloomy and forbidding

sternpost |ˈstɜːnˌpɒst| — (nautical) the principal upright timber at the stern of a vessel

sternum |ˈstɜːrnəm| — the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs

sternutation |ˌstɜːrnjəˈteɪʃən| — a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose

sternutative |stɜːˈnjuːtətɪv| — causing sneezing

sternutatory |stɜːˈnjuːtətərɪ| — a chemical substance that causes sneezing and coughing and crying

steroid |ˈsterɔɪd| — any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects

steroids |ˈsterɒjdz| — plural form of steroid

stertorous |ˈstərdərəs| — of breathing having a heavy snoring sound

stethoscope |ˈsteθəskəʊp| — a medical instrument for listening to the sounds generated inside the body

stevedore |ˈstiːvədɔːr| — a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port

stew |stuː| — agitation resulting from active worry

steward |ˈstuːərd| — someone who manages property or other affairs for someone else

stewardess |ˈstuːərdəs| — a woman steward on an airplane

stewardship |ˈstʊərdˌʃɪp| — the position of steward

stewed |stuːd| — cooked in hot water

stewpan  — a saucepan used for stewing

stewpot |ˈstuːˌpɑːt| — A pot used for making stew, usually large and heavy

stick |stɪk| — an implement consisting of a length of wood

stick around |ˈstɪk əˈraʊnd| — be available or ready for a certain function or service

stick out |ˈstɪk ˈaʊt| — extend out or project in space

stick together |ˈstɪk təˈɡeðər| — be loyal to one another, especially in times of trouble

stick up |ˈstɪk ʌp| — rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat

stick-in-the-mud |ˈstɪkɪnðəˌmʌd| — someone who moves slowly

stick-up |stɪk| — To put up by sticking.

stickable  — Capable of being stuck; adhesive.

sticker |ˈstɪkər| — a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf

stickful |ˈstɪkfʊl| — (printing, dated) As much type as fills a composing stick.

stickiness |ˈstɪkɪnəs| — the property of sticking to a surface

sticking |ˈstɪkɪŋ| — extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary

sticking-plaster |ˈstɪkɪŋ plæstər| — (New Zealand, UK) An adhesive bandage used in dressing wounds

stickle |ˈstɪkəl| — dispute or argue stubbornly (especially minor points)

stickleback |ˈstɪklbæk| — small (2-4 inches) pugnacious mostly scaleless spiny-backed fishes of northern fresh and littoral waters having elaborate courtship; subjects of much research

stickler |ˈstɪklər| — someone who insists on something

stickpin |ˈstɪkpɪn| — a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie

sticks |ˈstɪks| — plural form of stick

sticky |ˈstɪkɪ| — having the sticky properties of an adhesive

stiff |stɪf| — an ordinary man

stiff-necked |ˈstɪf ˈˌnekt| — haughtily stubborn

stiffen |ˈstɪfn| — become stiff or stiffer

stiffened |ˈstɪfənd| — simple past tense and past participle of stiffen

stiffness |ˈstɪfnəs| — the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend

stifle |ˈstaɪfl| — joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee

stifler  — a person who stifles or smothers or suppresses

stifling |ˈstaɪflɪŋ| — forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority

stigma |ˈstɪɡmə| — the apical end of the style where deposited pollen enters the pistil

stigmata |ˈstɪɡmətə| — marks resembling the wounds on the crucified body of Christ

stigmatic |stɪɡˈmadɪk| — a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)

stigmatization  — the act of stigmatizing

stigmatize |ˈstɪɡmətaɪz| — to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful

stigmatized |ˈstɪɡməˌtaɪzd| — simple past tense and past participle of stigmatize

stile |staɪl| — an upright that is a member in a door or window frame

stiletto |stɪˈletəʊ| — a small dagger with a tapered blade

still |stɪl| — a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)

still-born |ˈstɪlbɔːn| — Alternative spelling of stillborn.

stillage |ˈstɪlɪj| — (uncountable) The residue from the manufacture of alcohol from grain; typically used in animal feed

stillborn |ˈstɪlbɔːrn| — failing to accomplish an intended result

stillness |ˈstɪlnəs| — (poetic) tranquil silence

stillroom  — a pantry or storeroom connected with the kitchen (especially in a large house) for preparing tea and beverages and for storing liquors and preserves and tea etc

stilly |ˈstɪlɪ| — (poetic) still or calm

stilt |stɪlt| — a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure

stilted |ˈstɪltɪd| — artificially formal

Stilton |ˈstɪltən| — English blue cheese

stimulant |ˈstɪmjələnt| — any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action

stimulate |ˈstɪmjʊleɪt| — act as a stimulant

stimulated |ˈstɪmjəˌletəd| — emotionally aroused

stimulating |ˈstɪmjʊleɪtɪŋ| — that stimulates

stimulation |ˌstɪmjəˈleɪʃən| — the act of arousing an organism to action

stimulative |ˈstɪmjəˌletɪv| — capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

stimulator |ˈstɪmjəˌletər| — A person, device or substance that stimulates.

stimuli |ˈstɪmjəˌlaɪ| — plural form of stimulus

stimulus |ˈstɪmjələs| — any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action

sting |stɪŋ| — a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung

stinger |ˈstɪŋər| — a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy

stinginess |ˈstɪndʒɪnəs| — a lack of generosity; a general unwillingness to part with money

stinging |ˈstɪŋɪŋ| — a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung

stingo |ˈstɪŋɡəʊ| — (slang, archaic) strong beer

stingray |ˈstɪŋreɪ| — large venomous ray with large barbed spines near the base of a thin whiplike tail capable of inflicting severe wounds

stingy |ˈstɪndʒɪ| — unwilling to spend (money, time, resources, etc.)

stink |stɪŋk| — a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

stink out |ˈstɪŋk ˈaʊt| — cause to smell bad; fill with a bad smell

stinkard |ˈstɪŋkəd| — The teledu.

stinkball |ˈstɪŋkbɔːl| — (military, historical) A composition of substances which in combustion emit a suffocating odour, formerly used in naval warfare.

stinker |ˈstɪŋkər| — a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

stinking |ˈstɪŋkɪŋ| — very bad

stinko |ˈstɪŋkəʊ| — (slang) drunk

stinkpot |ˈstɪŋkˌpɑːt| — a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

stinks |ˈstɪŋks| — plural form of stink

stinkstone |ˈstɪŋkˌstəʊn| — (mineralogy) One of the varieties of calcite, barite, and feldspar, which emit a foetid odour on being struck.

stinky |ˈstɪŋkɪ| — very bad

stint |stɪnt| — an unbroken period of time during which you do something

stipe |ˈstaɪp| — supporting stalk or stem-like structure especially of a pistil or fern frond or supporting a mushroom cap

stipend |ˈstaɪpend| — a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose

stipendiary |staɪˈpendɪerɪ| — (United Kingdom) a paid magistrate (appointed by the Home Secretary) dealing with police cases

stipitate |ˈstɪpɪteɪt| — Possessing a stalk.

stipple |ˈstɪpl| — engrave by means of dots and flicks

stipulate |ˈstɪpjʊleɪt| — specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement

stipulation |ˌstɪpjʊˈleɪʃn| — (law) an agreement or concession made by parties in a judicial proceeding (or by their attorneys) relating to the business before the court; must be in writing unless they are part of the court record

stipule |ˈstɪpjuːl| — a small leafy outgrowth at the base of a leaf or its stalk; usually occurring in pairs and soon shed

stir |stɜːr| — a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event

stir up |ˈstɜː ʌp| — try to stir up public opinion

stirabout |ˈstərəˌbaʊt| — (Ireland) porridge

stirpes  — (law) branches, lines of descent, used in the legal expression per stirpes. plural form of stirps

stirps  — A branch of a family.

stirrer |ˈstɜːrər| — a person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble

stirring |ˈstɜːrɪŋ| — agitating a liquid with an implement

stirrup |ˈstɪrəp| — support consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet go

stirrup-cup |ˈstɪrəp kʌp| — A parting cup taken after mounting.

stitch |stɪtʃ| — a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing

stitcher |ˈstɪtʃə| — a garmentmaker who performs the finishing steps

stitching |ˈstɪtʃɪŋ| — joining or attaching by stitches

stithy |ˈstɪðiː| — An anvil.

stive  — The floating dust in a flour mill caused by the operation of grinding.

stiver |ˈstaɪvər| — (historical) A small Dutch coin worth one twentieth of a guilder.

stoat |stəʊt| — the ermine in its brown summer coat with black-tipped tail

stochastic |stəˈkastɪk| — being or having a random variable

stock |stɑːk| — the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)

stock-car |ˈstɒk kɑːrr| — A racing car, such as those sanctioned by NASCAR and ARCA, based on one of the regular production models available for purchase by the public.

stock-dove |ˈstɒkdʌv| — (UK) the stock pigeon.

stock-in-trade |ˌstɒk ɪn ˈtreɪd| — any equipment constantly used as part of a profession or occupation

stock-market |ˈstɒkˌmɑːkɪt| — A market for the trading of company stock.

stock-still |ˌstɒk ˈstɪl| — without moving or making a sound

stock-taking |ˈstɒkˌteɪkɪŋ| — reappraisal of a situation or position or outlook

stockade |stɑːˈkeɪd| — fortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout posts set firmly for defense

stockbreeder |ˈstɒkbriːdər| — A person who breeds and raises livestock.

stockbroker |ˈstɑːkbrəʊkər| — an agent in the buying and selling of stocks and bonds

stockdove |ˈstɒkdʌv| — A common European wild pigeon (Columba oenas).

stocked |ˈstɑːkt| — furnished with more than enough

stocker |ˈstɑːkər| — a domestic animal (especially a young steer or heifer) kept as stock until fattened or matured and suitable for a breeding establishment

stockfish |ˈstɑːkfɪʃ| — fish cured by being split and air-dried without salt

stockholder |ˈstɑːkhəʊldər| — someone who holds shares of stock in a corporation

stockinet |ˌstɑːkɪˈnet| — knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments

stockinette |ˌstɒkɪˈnet| — knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments

stocking |ˈstɑːkɪŋ| — close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)

stockinged |ˈstɒkɪŋd| — wearing stockings

stockjobber |ˈstɑːkdʒɑːbər| — one who deals only with brokers or other jobbers

stockjobbing |ˈstɒkˌdʒɒbɪŋ| — (trading, dated) Making markets in equity securities; dealing in stocks and shares.

stockman |ˈstɑːkmən| — farmer who breed or raises livestock

stockpile |ˈstɑːkpaɪl| — something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose

stockpiled |ˈstɑːkˌpaɪld| — simple past tense and past participle of stockpile

stockpiling |ˈstɑːkˌpaɪlɪŋ| — accumulating and storing a reserve supply

stockroom |ˈstɑːkruːm| — storeroom for storing goods and supplies used in a business

stocktaking |ˈstɑːkteɪkɪŋ| — reappraisal of a situation or position or outlook

stockwhip  — An Australian whip made of a long, tapered length of flexible, plaited leather with a stiff handle, used when mustering cattle.

stocky |ˈstɑːkɪ| — having a short and solid form or stature

stockyard |ˈstɑːkjɑːrd| — enclosed yard where cattle, pigs, horses, or sheep are kept temporarily

stodge |stɑːdʒ| — heavy and filling (and usually starchy) food

stodgy |ˈstɑːdʒɪ| — heavy and starchy and hard to digest

stogie |ˈstəʊdʒɪ| — a cheap cigar

stogy |ˈstəʊɡɪ| — a cheap cigar

stoic |ˈstəʊɪkl| — a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno

stoical |ˈstəʊɪkəl| — seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive

stoicism |ˈstəʊɪsɪzəm| — an indifference to pleasure or pain

stoke |stəʊk| — stir up or tend; of a fire

stokehold |ˈstəʊkhəʊld| — (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or fired

stokehole |ˈstəʊkhəʊl| — (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or fired

stoker |ˈstəʊkər| — Irish writer of the horror novel about Dracula (1847-1912)

stola  — The traditional garment of women in Ancient Rome, corresponding to the toga worn by men.

stole |stəʊl| — a wide scarf worn about their shoulders by women

stolen |ˈstəʊlən| — Past participle of steal

stolid |ˈstɑːlɪd| — having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited

stolidity |stəˈlɪdɪtɪ| — apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions

stomach |ˈstʌmək| — an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

stomach-ache |ˈstʌmək eɪk| — Alternative spelling of stomachache.

stomachache |ˈstʌmək ˌeɪk| — an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region

stomachal  — relating to or involving the stomach

stomacher |ˈstəməkər| — garment consisting of a V-shaped panel of stiff material worn over the chest and stomach in the 16th century

stomachic |stəˈmakɪk| — relating to or involving the stomach

stomachy  — (obsolete) obstinate; sullen; haughty

stomatitis |ˌstəʊməˈtaɪtɪs| — inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth

stomatology |stəʊməˈtɑːlədʒiː| — (medicine) The study of the mouth and its disorders and diseases.

stomp |stɑːmp| — a dance involving a rhythmical stamping step

stone |stəʊn| — a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter

stone-blind |stəʊn ˈblaɪnd| — completely blind

stone-broke |ˈstəʊnˈbrəʊk| — lacking funds

stone-cold |stəʊn ˈkəʊld| — completely cold

stone-dead |stəʊn ˈded| — as lifeless as a stone

stone-deaf |stəʊn ˈdef| — totally deaf; unable to hear anything

stone-fruit |ˈstəʊn fruːt| — Any fruit with a soft fleshy exterior surrounding a hard pit or stone containing the seed.

stone-pine |ˈstəʊnpaɪn| — A species of pine native of southern Europe, Pinus pinea.

stonecutter |ˈstəʊnˌkətər| — someone who cuts or carves stone

stoned |stəʊnd| — under the influence of narcotics

stonemason |ˈstəʊnmeɪsn| — a craftsman who works with stone or brick

stonewall |ˈstəʊnwɔːl| — obstruct or hinder any discussion

stonewalling |stəʊnˈwɔːlɪŋ| — stalling or delaying especially by refusing to answer questions or cooperate

stoneware |ˈstəʊnwer| — ceramic ware that is fired in high heat and vitrified and nonporous

stonework |ˈstəʊnwɜːrk| — masonry done with stone

stonily |ˈstəʊnɪlɪ| — in a stony manner

stony |ˈstəʊnɪ| — abounding in rocks or stones

stony-broke |ˌstəʊnɪ ˈbrəʊk| — lacking funds

stood |stʊd| — Simple past tense and past participle of stand.

stooge |stuːdʒ| — a person of unquestioning obedience

stool |stuːl| — a simple seat without a back or arms

stool-pigeon |ˈstuːlˈpɪdʒɪn| — (slang) A decoy or an informer, especially one who is a spy for the police.

stoolie |ˈstuːlɪ| — someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police

stoop |stuːp| — an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward

stop |stɑːp| — the event of something ending

stop over |ˈstɑːp ˈəʊvər| — interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight

stop up |ˈstɑːp ʌp| — fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug

stop-light |ˈstɒplaɪt| — Alternative form of stoplight.

stop-off |ɔːf| — (intransitive) To make a short visit somewhere, especially on the way to another place.

stop-over |ˈstɒpˌəʊvə| — (intransitive) To interrupt one's journey for a short (sometimes overnight) stay; to stop off.

stop-press |ˈstɒppres| — (UK, journalism) The event or news article important enough to delay or interrupt the print, or require a reprint, of a publication, particularly of a newspaper edition.

stopcock |ˈstɑːpkɑːk| — faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid

stopgap |ˈstɑːpɡæp| — something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency

stoplight |ˈstɑpˌlɑɪt| — a red light on the rear of a motor vehicle that signals when the brakes are applied to slow or stop

stopover |ˈstɑːpəʊvər| — a stopping place on a journey

stoppage |ˈstɑːpɪdʒ| — the state of inactivity following an interruption

stopper |ˈstɑːpər| — an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down

stopping |ˈstɑːpɪŋ| — fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members

stopple |ˈstɑːpəl| — blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

stopwatch |ˈstɑːpwɑːtʃ| — a timepiece that can be started or stopped for exact timing (as of a race)

storage |ˈstɔːrɪdʒ| — the act of storing something

store |stɔːr| — a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services

stored |ˈstɔːrd| — simple past tense and past participle of store

storefront |ˈstɔːrfrʌnt| — the front side of a store facing the street; usually contains display windows

storehouse |ˈstɔːrhaʊs| — a depository for goods

storekeeper |ˈstɔːrkiːpər| — a merchant who owns or manages a shop

storeroom |ˈstɔːruːm| — a room in which things are stored

stores |ˈstɔːrz| — plural form of store

storeship  — A vessel used to carry naval stores for a fleet, garrison, etc.

storey |ˈstɔːrɪ| — a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale

storied |ˈstɔːrɪd| — having an illustrious past

stork |stɔːrk| — large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage

storm |stɔːrm| — a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning

storm-beaten |ˈstɔːrm biːtən| — damaged by storm

storm-cloud |ˈstɔːrm klaʊd| — attributive form of storm cloud, noun.

storm-petrel |ˈstɔːmˌpetrəl| — Any of several small seabirds, of the family Hydrobatidae, having dark plumage and a white rump.

storm-trooper |ˈstɔːrm truːpər| — A German soldier trained in special infiltration tactics, introduced around the end of World War I.

storm-window |ˈstɔːmˌwɪndəʊ| — A detachable second window attached on the exterior side of a window in climates with harsh winters, to add an insulating layer of still air between the outside and inside.

stormbound |ˈstɔːrmbæʊnd| — delayed or confined or cut off by a storm

stormproof |ˈstɔːrmpruːf| — protected against or able to withstand storms

stormwater  — Water that is not absorbed into soil and rapidly flows downstream, increasing the level of waterways.

stormy |ˈstɔːrmɪ| — characterized by violent emotions or behavior

storthing |ˈstɔːtɪŋ| — Alternative form of Storting.

storting |ˈstɔːrtɪŋ| — The supreme legislature of Norway.

story |ˈstɔːrɪ| — a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program

storybook |ˈstɔːrɪbʊk| — a book containing a collection of stories (usually for children)

storyteller |ˈstɔːrɪtelər| — someone who tells a story

storytelling |ˈstɔːrɪˌtelɪŋ| — The act and skills of presenting stories and tales.

stout |staʊt| — a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops

stout-hearted |ˈhɑːrtɪd| — bold, resolute

stouthearted |staʊtˈhɑːrtɪd| — used especially of persons

stoutly |ˈstaʊtlɪ| — in a resolute manner

stoutness |ˈstaʊtnəs| — the property of being strong and resolute

stove |stəʊv| — a kitchen appliance used for cooking food

stovepipe |ˈstəʊvpaɪp| — chimney consisting of a metal pipe of large diameter that is used to connect a stove to a flue

stover |ˈstəʊvə| — the dried stalks and leaves of a field crop (especially corn) used as animal fodder after the grain has been harvested

stow |stəʊ| — fill by packing tightly

stow away |ˈstəʊ əˈweɪ| — hide aboard a ship or a plane to get free transportation

stowage |ˈstəʊɪdʒ| — the charge for stowing goods

stowaway |ˈstəʊəweɪ| — a person who hides aboard a ship or plane in the hope of getting free passage

strabismus |strəˈbɪzməs| — abnormal alignment of one or both eyes

straddle |ˈstrædl| — a noncommittal or equivocal position

strafe |streɪf| — an attack of machine-gun fire or cannon fire from a low flying airplane

straggle |ˈstræɡl| — a wandering or disorderly grouping (of things or persons)

straggler |ˈstræɡlər| — someone who strays or falls behind

straggling |ˈstræɡəlɪŋ| — spreading out in different directions or distributed irregularly

straggly |ˈstræɡlɪ| — spreading out in different directions or distributed irregularly

straight |streɪt| — a person having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

straight off |ˈstreɪt ˈɒf| — without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening

straight-edge |ˈstreɪtedʒ| — (countable) A straightedge.

straight-laced  — exaggeratedly proper

straight-line  — (geometry) A line with no curvature; a line with constant direction. The path of shortest length between two points. syn.

straight-out |aʊt| — without reservation or exception

straightaway |ˌstreɪtəˈweɪ| — a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse

straightedge |ˈstreɪˌtedʒ| — hand tool consisting of a flat rigid rectangular bar (metal or wood) that can be used to draw straight lines (or test their straightness)

straighten |ˈstreɪtn| — straighten up or out; make straight

straightforward |ˌstreɪtˈfɔːrwərd| — free from ambiguity

straightforwardness |ˌstreɪtˈfɔːrwəd| — the quality of being direct and straightforward

straightness |ˈstreɪtnəs| — (of hair) lack of a tendency to curl

straightway |ˌstreɪtˈweɪ| — at once

strain |streɪn| — (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces

strained |streɪnd| — lacking natural ease

strainer |ˈstreɪnər| — a filter to retain larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids pass through

straining |ˈstreɪnɪŋ| — an intense or violent exertion

strait |streɪt| — a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

strait-laced |ˌstreɪt ˈleɪst| — exaggeratedly proper

straiten |ˈstreɪtən| — bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship

straitened |ˈstreɪtnd| — simple past tense and past participle of straiten

straitjacket |ˈstreɪtdʒækɪt| — anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines

straits |ˈstreɪts| — a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

stramineous |strəˈmɪnɪəs| — Pertaining to or made of straw; having little value, insubstantial.

stramonium |strəˈməʊniːəm| — The jimsonweed plant

strand |strænd| — a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole

stranded |ˈstrandəd| — cut off or left behind

strange |streɪndʒ| — not known before

strangely |ˈstreɪndʒlɪ| — in a strange manner

strangeness |ˈstreɪndʒnəs| — unusualness as a consequence of not being well known

stranger |ˈstreɪndʒər| — anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

strangle |ˈstræŋɡl| — kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air

stranglehold |ˈstræŋɡlhəʊld| — complete power over a person or situation

strangulate |ˈstræŋɡjəˌlet| — kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air

strangulation |ˌstræŋɡjʊˈleɪʃn| — the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

strangury |ˈstræŋɡjʌriː| — A frequent need to urinate, when the bladder is largely empty or with little urine production.

strap |stræp| — an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position

straphanger |ˈstræphæŋər| — a commuter who uses public transportation

strappado |strəˈpɑːdəʊ| — a form of torture in which the hands are tied behind a person's back and they are lifted off the ground by a rope tied to their wrists, then allowed to drop until their fall is checked with a jerk by the rope

strapper |ˈstræpʌr| — a large and strong and heavyset man

strapping |ˈstræpɪŋ| — muscular and heavily built

strata |ˈstreɪtə| — plural form of stratum

stratagem |ˈstrætədʒəm| — a maneuver in a game or conversation

strategic |strəˈtiːdʒɪk| — highly important to or an integral part of a strategy or plan of action especially in war

strategical |strəˈtiːdʒɪkəl| — relating to or concerned with strategy

strategically |strəˈtiːdʒɪkəlɪ| — with regard to strategy

strategics |strəˈtiːdʒɪks| — the science or art of strategy

strategist |ˈstrætədʒɪst| — an expert in strategy (especially in warfare)

strategy |ˈstrætədʒɪ| — an elaborate and systematic plan of action

strath |stræθ| — (Scotland) A wide, flat river valley.

strathspey |stræθˈspeɪ| — A Scottish dance with gliding steps, slower than a reel.

strati |ˈstreɪtaɪ| — plural form of stratus

stratification |ˌstrætɪfɪˈkeɪʃən| — the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata

stratified |ˈstrætəˌfaɪd| — arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks

stratify |ˈstrætɪfaɪ| — divide society into social classes or castes

stratigraphy |strəˈtɪɡrəfiː| — the branch of geology that studies the arrangement and succession of strata

stratocracy |strəˈtɑːkrəsiː| — government by the military and an army

stratosphere |ˈstrætəsfɪr| — the atmospheric layer between the troposphere and the mesosphere

stratospheric |ˌstrætəsˈfɪrɪk| — of or relating to the stratosphere

stratum |ˈstreɪtəm| — one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)

stratus |ˈstreɪtəs| — a large dark low cloud

straw |strɔː| — plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder

straw-colored  — having the color of dry straw

straw-coloured |ˈstrɔːr kʌləd| — having the color of dry straw

strawberry |ˈstrɔːberɪ| — sweet fleshy red fruit

strawberry-tree |ˈstrɔːbərɪtriː| — An evergreen shrub or small tree in the family Ericaceae, native to the Mediterranean region and western Europe north to western France and Ireland.

strawy |ˈstrɔːɪ| — Made of straw

stray |streɪ| — an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)

strayed |ˈstreɪd| — simple past tense and past participle of stray

straying |ˈstreɪɪŋ| — unable to find your way

streak |striːk| — an unbroken series of events

streaked |ˈstriːkt| — marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations

streaky |ˈstriːkɪ| — marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations

stream |striːm| — a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth

streamer |ˈstriːmər| — light that streams

streaming |ˈstriːmɪŋ| — the circulation of cytoplasm within a cell

streamlet |ˈstriːmlɪt| — a small stream

streamline |ˈstriːmlaɪn| — contour economically or efficiently

streamlined |ˈstriːmˌlaɪnd| — made efficient by stripping off nonessentials

streamliner |ˈstriːmˌlaɪnər| — a streamlined train

streamlining |ˈstriːmˌlaɪnɪŋ| — Present participle of streamline.

streamy |ˈstriːmiː| — resembling a stream; streamlike

street |striːt| — a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings

street-arab  — Alternative spelling of street Arab.

street-railway |ˈstriːtˌreɪlweɪ| — A tram line; public transportation operating on rails laid in public streets.

streetcar |ˈstriːtkɑːr| — a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity

streetwalker |ˈstriːtwɔːkər| — a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets

strength |streŋθ| — the property of being physically or mentally strong

strengthen |ˈstreŋθn| — make strong or stronger

strengthened |ˈstreŋθənd| — given added strength or support

strengthening |ˈstreŋθənɪŋ| — becoming stronger

strenuous |ˈstrenjʊəs| — characterized by or performed with much energy or force

strenuously |ˈstrenjuːəslɪ| — in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously

strenuousness |ˈstrenjʊəsnəs| — extreme effortfulness

streptococci |ˌstreptəˈkɒkaɪ| — spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis

streptococcus |ˌstreptəˈkɑːkəs| — spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis

streptomycin |ˌstreptəˈmaɪsɪn| — an antibiotic produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces griseus and used to treat tuberculosis

stress |stres| — the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

stressed |ˈstrest| — suffering severe physical strain or distress

stressful |ˈstresfl| — extremely irritating to the nerves

stressor |ˈstresər| — any agent that causes stress to an organism

stretch |stretʃ| — a large and unbroken expanse or distance

stretch out |ˈstretʃ ˈaʊt| — extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length

stretch-out |aʊt| — To lie fully extended

stretchability  — the capacity for being stretched

stretchable  — capable of being easily stretched and resuming former size or shape

stretched |ˈstretʃt| — (of muscles) relieved of stiffness by stretching

stretcher |ˈstretʃər| — a wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil painting

stretcher-bearer |ˈstretʃərˈberər| — one who helps carry a stretcher

stretching |ˈstretʃɪŋ| — act of expanding by lengthening or widening

stretchy |ˈstretʃɪ| — capable of being easily stretched and resuming former size or shape

strew |struː| — spread by scattering (

strewn |ˈstruːn| — past participle of strew

stria |ˈstraɪə| — any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue

striae |ˈstraɪiː| — plural form of stria

striate  — mark with striae or striations

striated |straɪˈeɪtɪd| — Having parallel lines or grooves on the surface.

stricken |ˈstrɪkən| — grievously affected especially by disease

strickle |ˈstrɪkəl| — an implement for sharpening scythes

strict |strɪkt| — rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard

strictly |ˈstrɪktlɪ| — restricted to something

stricture |ˈstrɪktʃər| — abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway

stridden |ˈstrɪdən| — (UK) past participle of stride

stride |straɪd| — a step in walking or running

strident |ˈstraɪdnt| — conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry

stridently |ˈstraɪdəntlɪ| — in a strident manner

stridulate |ˈstrɪdjʊleɪt| — make a shrill creaking noise by rubbing together special bodily structures

strife |straɪf| — lack of agreement or harmony

strigose |ˈstraɪɡəʊs| — (zoology) Having fine grooves, ridges, or streaks

strike |straɪk| — a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions

strike down |ˈstraɪk ˈdaʊn| — declare null and void; make ineffective

strike off |ˈstraɪk ˈɒf| — remove from a list

strike out |ˈstraɪk ˈaʊt| — remove from a list

strike up |ˈstraɪk ʌp| — start playing

strike-breaking |ˈstraɪkˌbreɪkɪŋ| — Alternative spelling of strikebreaking.

strikebound |ˈstraɪkbaʊnd| — closed or immobilized by a strike

strikebreaker |ˈstraɪkˌbrekər| — someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

strikebreaking  — confrontational activities intended to break up a strike by workers

strikeout |ˈstraɪkaʊt| — an out resulting from the batter getting three strikes

striker |ˈstraɪkər| — a forward on a soccer team

striking |ˈstraɪkɪŋ| — the physical coming together of two or more things

strikingly |ˈstraɪkɪŋlɪ| — in a striking manner

string |ˈstrɪŋ| — a lightweight cord

string out |ˈstrɪŋ ˈaʊt| — set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series

string up |ˈstrɪŋ ʌp| — kill by hanging

string-course |ˈstrɪŋkɔːs| — Alternative form of stringcourse.

stringcourse  — (architecture) A thin projecting course of brickwork or stone that runs horizontally around a building, typically to emphasize the junction between floors.

stringed |ˈstrɪŋd| — Having strings.

stringency |ˈstrɪndʒənsɪ| — a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit

stringent |ˈstrɪndʒənt| — demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

stringer |ˈstrɪŋər| — a member of a squad on a team

stringhalt |ˈstrɪŋhɔːlt| — Alternative form of springhalt.

stringiness  — The state or quality of being stringy.

stringy |ˈstrɪŋɪ| — lean and sinewy

strip |strɪp| — a relatively long narrow piece of something

stripe |straɪp| — an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material

striped |straɪpt| — marked or decorated with stripes

striper |ˈstraɪpər| — a serviceman who wears stripes on the uniform to indicate rank or years of service

stripes |ˈstraɪps| — V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service

stripling |ˈstrɪplɪŋ| — a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity

stripped |ˈstrɪpt| — having only essential or minimal features

stripper |ˈstrɪpər| — a chemical compound used to remove paint or varnish

stripping |ˈstrɪpɪŋ| — the removal of covering

striptease |ˈstrɪptiːz| — a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music

stripy |ˈstraɪpɪ| — marked or decorated with stripes

strive |straɪv| — attempt by employing effort

striven |ˈstrɪvən| — past participle of strive

striving |ˈstraɪvɪŋ| — an effortful attempt to attain a goal

strode |strəʊd| — Simple past tense of stride.

stroke |strəʊk| — (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

stroll |strəʊl| — a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

stroller |ˈstrəʊlər| — someone who walks at a leisurely pace

strolling |ˈstrəʊlɪŋ| — Present participle of stroll.

strong |strɔːŋ| — not faint or feeble

strong-arm |ˈstrɒŋ ɑːrm| — handle roughly

strong-minded |strɒŋ ˈmaɪndɪd| — having a determined will

strong-room |ˈstrɒŋrʊm| — Alternative spelling of strongroom.

strong-willed |ˈstrɔːŋˈwɪld| — having a determined will

strongbox |ˈstrɔːŋbɑːks| — a strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked

stronger |ˈstrɒŋər| — comparative form of strong: more strong

stronghold |ˈstrɔːŋhəʊld| — a strongly fortified defensive structure

strongly |ˈstrɔːŋlɪ| — with strength or in a strong manner

strongman |ˈstrɔːŋmæn| — a man who performs feats of strength at a fair or circus

strongroom |ˈstrɔːŋruːm| — a burglarproof and fireproof room in which valuables are kept

strontium |ˈstrɑːntɪəm| — a soft silver-white or yellowish metallic element of the alkali metal group; turns yellow in air; occurs in celestite and strontianite

strop |strɑːp| — a leather strap used to sharpen razors

strophe |ˈstrəʊfɪ| — one section of a lyric poem or choral ode in classical Greek drama

stroppy |ˈstrɑːpɪ| — obstreperous

strove |strəʊv| — Simple past tense of strive.

struck |strʌk| — (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming

structural |ˈstrʌktʃərəl| — affecting or involved in structure or construction

structuralism |ˈstrʌktʃərəlɪzəm| — linguistics defined as the analysis of formal structures in a text or discourse

structuralist |ˈstrʌktʃərəlɪzəm| — Of or pertaining to structuralism

structurally |ˈstrʌktʃərəlɪ| — with respect to structure

structure |ˈstrʌktʃər| — a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

structured |ˈstrʌktʃərd| — resembling a living organism in organization or development

structuring |ˈstrʌktʃərɪŋ| — Present participle of structure.

struggle |ˈstrʌɡl| — an energetic attempt to achieve something

struggler  — a person who struggles with difficulties or with great effort

struggling |ˈstrʌɡəlɪŋ| — engaged in a struggle to overcome especially poverty or obscurity

strum |strʌm| — sound of strumming

strumming |ˈstrʌmɪŋ| — Present participle of strum.

strumpet |ˈstrʌmpɪt| — a woman adulterer

strung |strʌŋ| — that is on a string

strut |strʌt| — a proud stiff pompous gait

strutter |ˈstrʌtə| — someone who struts

strychnine |ˈstrɪkniːn| — an alkaloid plant toxin extracted chiefly from nux vomica; formerly used as a stimulant

stub |stʌb| — a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost

stubble |ˈstʌbl| — material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

stubbly |ˈstʌblɪ| — having a short growth of beard

stubborn |ˈstʌbərn| — not responding to treatment

stubbornly |ˈstʌbərnlɪ| — in a stubborn unregenerate manner

stubbornness |ˈstʌbərnnəs| — the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome

stubby |ˈstʌbɪ| — short and blunt

stucco |ˈstʌkəʊ| — a plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime; applied while soft to cover exterior walls or surfaces

stuccoing |ˈstʌkəʊɪŋ| — Present participle of stucco.

stuck |stʌk| — baffled

stuck-up |ˈˌstək ˈəp| — (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant

stud |stʌd| — a man who is virile and sexually active

studding-sail |ˈstʌnsəl| — (nautical) A sail attached to the side of another in a square-rigged ship to increase the speed of the vessel

student |ˈstuːdnt| — a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution

studentship |ˈstjuːdəntʃɪp| — the position of student

studhorse  — adult male horse kept for breeding

studied |ˈstʌdɪd| — produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation

studies |ˈstʌdɪz| — third-person singular simple present indicative form of study

studio |ˈstuːdɪəʊ| — workplace for the teaching or practice of an art

studious |ˈstuːdɪəs| — marked by care and effort

studiousness |ˈstjuːdɪəsnəs| — diligent study

study |ˈstʌdɪ| — a detailed critical inspection

studying |ˈstʌdɪɪŋ| — reading carefully with intent to remember

stuff |stʌf| — the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

stuffed |stʌft| — filled with something

stuffiness |ˈstʌfɪnəs| — state of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat

stuffing |ˈstʌfɪŋ| — a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables

stuffing-box |bɑːks| — (engineering) an assembly containing a seal, or sealing material, around a shaft

stuffy |ˈstʌfɪ| — lacking fresh air

stultification |ˌstʌltɪfɪˈkeɪʃən| — derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent

stultify |ˈstʌltɪfaɪ| — prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence

stum |stəm| — unfermented grape juice; must

stumble |ˈstʌmbl| — an unsteady uneven gait

stumbling |ˈstʌmbəlɪŋ| — Present participle of stumble.

stumbling-block |ˈstʌmblɪŋ blɑːk| — (idiomatic) A hindrance, obstacle or impediment.

stumbling-stone |ˈstʌmblɪŋstəʊn| — A stumbling block.

stumer |ˈstjuːmə| — (UK) Something worthless or counterfeit.

stump |stʌmp| — the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled

stumper |ˈstəmpər| — a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem

stumpy |ˈstʌmpɪ| — short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature

stun |stʌn| — make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow

stung |stʌŋ| — aroused to impatience or anger

stunk |stʌŋk| — Past participle of stink

stunned |ˈstənd| — filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock

stunner |ˈstʌnər| — a very attractive or seductive looking woman

stunning |ˈstʌnɪŋ| — commanding attention

stunningly |ˈstʌnɪŋlɪ| — in a spectacular manner

stunt |stʌnt| — a difficult or unusual or dangerous feat; usually done to gain attention

stunted |ˈstʌntəd| — inferior in size or quality

stupe |stuːp| — a person who is not very bright

stupefaction |ˌstuːpɪˈfækʃn| — a feeling of stupefied astonishment

stupefied |ˈstjuːpɪfaɪd| — as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise

stupefy |ˈstuːpɪfaɪ| — make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation

stupefying |ˈstjuːpɪfaɪɪŋ| — so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

stupendous |stuːˈpendəs| — so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe

stupid |ˈstuːpɪd| — a person who is not very bright

stupidity |stuːˈpɪdətɪ| — a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience

stupidly |ˈstuːpədlɪ| — in a stupid manner

stupor |ˈstuːpər| — the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally

sturdy |ˈstɜːrdɪ| — having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships

sturgeon |ˈstɜːrdʒən| — large primitive fishes valued for their flesh and roe; widely distributed in the North Temperate Zone

stutter |ˈstʌtər| — a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds

stutterer |ˈstʌtərər| — someone who speaks with involuntary pauses and repetitions

stuttering |ˈstʌtərɪŋ| — A speech disorder in which the flow of speech is disrupted by involuntary repetitions and prolongations of sounds, syllables, words or phrases, and by involuntary silent pauses or blocks in which the stutterer is unable to produce sounds.

sty |staɪ| — an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid

stye |staɪ| — an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid

Stygian |ˈstɪdʒɪən| — hellish

style |staɪl| — how something is done or how it happens

stylet |ˈstaɪlɪt| — small needlelike appendage; especially the feeding organ of a tardigrade

styling |ˈstaɪlɪŋ| — Present participle of style.

stylish |ˈstaɪlɪʃ| — having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress

stylishly |ˈstaɪlɪʃlɪ| — in a stylish manner

stylishness |ˈstaɪlɪʃnəs| — elegance by virtue of being fashionable

stylist |ˈstaɪlɪst| — an artist who is a master of a particular style

stylistic |staɪˈlɪstɪk| — of or relating to style (especially in the use of language)

stylistically |staɪˈlɪstɪkəlɪ| — in a rhetorically stylistic manner

stylistics |staɪˈlɪstɪks| — (linguistics) The study of literary style, and how it changes within different contexts.

stylization |ˌstaɪəlaɪˈzeɪʃən| — the act of stylizing; causing to conform to a particular style

stylize |ˈstaɪˌlaɪz| — represent according to a conventional style

stylized |ˈstɑɪlˌɑɪzd| — using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous

stylograph |ˈstaɪləˌɡræf| — A fountain pen that has a thin hollow tube or needle instead of a nib.

stylus |ˈstaɪləs| — a sharp pointed device attached to the cartridge of a record player

stymie |ˈstaɪmɪ| — a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole

stymy |ˈstaɪmiː| — a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole

styptic |ˈstɪptɪk| — a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals

Styx |stɪks| — (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls

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